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How Technology will Alter the Teaching Profession: The roles will change, but not their importance

Everything changes. And Technology changes everything. In education like everywhere else, the way that products are delivered (in this case, learning) is undergoing a seismic shift. Learning C...

LeiLani Cauthen


Building a Path to Success: Insights from Dr. David Miyashiro, Superintendent of Cajon Valley Union School District

At a recent Learning Counsel Learning Logistics and Tech event in San Diego, California, Dr. David Miyashiro, Superintendent of Cajon Valley Union School District, shared his vision and strateg...

Doug Cauthen


The Human Side of Leadership: Insights from Michelle James Dircksen at the Learning Counsel Learning Logistics and Tech Tour in Nashville, TN

At the Learning Counsel Learning Logistics and Tech Tour event in Nashville, TN, Michelle James Dircksen, Director of Technology at Humphreys County School System, delivered a compelling present...

Doug Cauthen


How Education Can Get the Most Out of Technology

For more than 60 years, Singapore's schools have incorporated technology into their students’ day-to-day learning processes, setting the goal for them to develop competitive vocational skills....

Hugo Aguirre


6 Great Ways to Integrate Technology into the Classroom

Following that same lesson plan year after year might seem like a way to keep life simple. But your students are moving on, and so should you. By integrating technology into the classroom, you c...

Lauren Groff


Want More Tech-Savvy Kids: Stop Fighting Technology

I have a crazy idea. What if we stopped fighting technology? Instead of punishing our students for bringing their phones to class, what if we allowed their phones?  I asked my college-aged son...

Tamara Fyke

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Losing STEAM: When Technology and Curriculum Collide

The skills necessary for 21st century society and the information age require that schools reevaluate their mission, vision and goals to reflect how they will prepare students for the demands of...

Jessica Iovinelli


Two Models for Leveling Up How You Integrate Technology and Teaching

A 2019 Common Sense survey found that only four out of every 10 teachers consider the professional development  that they received on the use of technology in the classroom to be effective. Th...

Lynn Erickson and Paul Gigliotti

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How to Focus on the Student in Your Digital Transition

  If you are new to the Learning Counsel, we are a research institute and news media hub, focused on providing context for the shift in education to digital curriculum. The membership is made ...

The LC Staff


Disruption: The Sum of the Effect

Here is an excerpt from Chapter 11 of The Consumerization of Learning .   "What’s the sum of all this semi-invisible disruptive force known generally as the technology transition running ov...

LeiLani Cauthen, Author, The Consumerization of Learning


More Technology Equals More Learning, Right?

As I visit schools and districts, one thing consistently stands out: people like to talk about technology. A lot. Conversations about their digital conversion and the number of Chromebooks, iPad...

Dr. Hope Dugan

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Learning Counsel Discusses EdTech Challenges and Solutions with Education Leaders

Learning Counsel held our 3 rd Digital Transition Discussion of the year in Charlotte, NC on February 1 st , 2018. At the event education executives listened to presentations from leaders in th...

Troy Starr, Learning Counsel Writer


The Machines are Good at This

We spend a lot of time in education talking about the promise of technology in the classroom. Terms like “personalized learning” and “AI-driven instruction” and “adaptive learning” become buzzy....

Zach Vander Veen


Weeding the Garden for Technology Choking Our Schools

The EdTech ecosystem – the educators, administrators, entrepreneurs and investors – spends a significant amount of time talking about specific technology innovations, solutions, platforms, an...

Al Kingsley

Featured Papers

The Learning Counsel presents journals, papers and briefs on critical topics in Digital Education.

Most will require registration in order to access them, but they are all free.

Three Near-Term Innovation Areas for K12
K12 human resources are crucial to utilizing the cloud successfully. Roles and responsibilities have all changed dramatically since the start of the pandemic, and a new trend to move to core co...
An Essential Audio Ingredient in Today’s Accessible Learning Environments
Today’s learning environments have changed markedly from just a couple years ago, prior to the pandemic. Tech devices are comprehensively in both the student and teacher hands, but are they missin...
The Gaps Remaining for District Digital Transition
Most administrators know there are still gaps remaining in their school or district’s digital transition. Recent studies including the 2021 Digital Transition Surveys for Administrators and Teache...
5 Steps to Fixing the Hidden Traffic of Records Management Overwhelming Schools
How come digital processes seem easier but are often harder to manage? A major shift to digital teaching and learning in schools has developed an additional digital traffic load for teachers and f...
From Chaos to Learning Recovery: Going from Manual-Digital All the Way to Efficiency
Seeing the Levels of Chaos Helps Anchor Bringing Order Schools and districts that recently lost 4 percent of students to alternatives continued to lose students in 2021 at an accelerated pace (no...
Hybrid Logistics Security
Your district is a brand, and your network security helps power its reputation. With the accelerated move to hybrid learning environments over the past year, school districts across the nation are...